• “Dog Days and Poisons” - Collective Arts Brewing: Mash Up the Jam

    3 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Drinking is an act of risk and vulnerability, though it's such an everyday part of our existence that no one thinks of it that way. There's always a chance that we could ingest something bad for us, something that might even kill us - a peril we face anytime we swallow anything, in fact. But drinking is essential for life, so despite the danger, we continue to imbibe.
    Nowhere is this contradiction between pleasure and danger more evident than in the intake of fermented beverages. Alcohol itself is a poison, produced by a sort of controlled spoilage, but fermented beverages often contain...
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